12-year old girl injured in fall from ATV


ARCANUM, Ohio (WDTN) – A 12-year old girl was injured in an ATV accident Friday evening.

The Darke County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 1800 block of Arcanum Ithaca Road just before 7:30 p.m.

Deputies say the girl was a passenger. She fell off and hit her head on the road.

The accident happened in front of the girl’s home. Deputies think the 4-wheeler dipped in and out of ditch causing the girl to fall.

The Careflight helicopter was called to the scene to fly the girl to Dayton Children’s Hospital.

She was conscious, but her condition is not known.

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